Definitions for meltmɛlt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thaw, melt, thawing, melting(verb)

    the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid

    "the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster"; "the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours"

  2. melt, run, melt down(verb)

    reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating

    "melt butter"; "melt down gold"; "The wax melted in the sun"

  3. dissolve, thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, melt(verb)

    become or cause to become soft or liquid

    "The sun melted the ice"; "the ice thawed"; "the ice cream melted"; "The heat melted the wax"; "The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase"; "dethaw the meat"

  4. mellow, melt, mellow out(verb)

    become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial

    "With age, he mellowed"

  5. melt, meld(verb)

    lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually

    "Hundreds of actors were melting into the scene"

  6. fade, melt(verb)

    become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly

    "The scene begins to fade"; "The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk"

  7. melt, disappear, evaporate(verb)

    become less intense and fade away gradually

    "her resistance melted under his charm"; "her hopes evaporated after years of waiting for her fiance"


  1. melt(Noun)

    Molten material, the product of melting.

  2. melt(Noun)

    The transition of matter from a solid state to a liquid state.

  3. melt(Noun)

    The springtime snow runoff in mountain regions.

  4. melt(Noun)

    A melt sandwich.

  5. melt(Noun)

    an idiot.

  6. melt(Verb)

    To change matter from a solid state to a liquid state, usually by a gradual heat.

    I melted butter to make a cake.

  7. melt(Verb)

    To change (or to be changed) from a solid state to a liquid state.

    The snowman will disappear; he will melt.

  8. melt(Verb)

    To dissolve, disperse, vanish.

    His troubles melted away.

  9. melt(Verb)

    To be very hot and sweat profusely.

    Help me! I'm melting!

  10. Origin: From meltan.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Melt(noun)

    see 2d Milt

  2. Melt

    to reduce from a solid to a liquid state, as by heat; to liquefy; as, to melt wax, tallow, or lead; to melt ice or snow

  3. Melt

    hence: To soften, as by a warming or kindly influence; to relax; to render gentle or susceptible to mild influences; sometimes, in a bad sense, to take away the firmness of; to weaken

  4. Melt(verb)

    to be changed from a solid to a liquid state under the influence of heat; as, butter and wax melt at moderate temperatures

  5. Melt(verb)

    to dissolve; as, sugar melts in the mouth

  6. Melt(verb)

    hence: To be softened; to become tender, mild, or gentle; also, to be weakened or subdued, as by fear

  7. Melt(verb)

    to lose distinct form or outline; to blend

  8. Melt(verb)

    to disappear by being dispersed or dissipated; as, the fog melts away

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Melt

    melt, v.t. to make liquid, to dissolve: to soften: to waste away.—v.i. to become liquid: to dissolve: to become tender or mild: to lose distinct form: to be discouraged:—pa.p. melted, or molten.—n. Melt′ing, the act of making liquid or of dissolving: the act of softening or rendering tender.—adv. Melt′ingly.—n. Melt′ing-pot, a crucible. [A.S. meltan; Ice. melta, Gr. meldein.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'melt' in Verbs Frequency: #882


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of melt in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of melt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Anonymous:

    Pentiums melt in your PC, not in your hand.

  2. Dave Porter:

    It's not one of these snow-melt events, it's the inundation of rain over the last 24 hours.

  3. Saint Teresa of Avila:

    Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love, for they enkindle and melt the soul.

  4. Orison Swett Marden:

    Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them.

  5. Sioux Falls resident Alana Amdahl:

    We live in South Dakota for a reason, we don't have palm trees to put Christmas lights on, we have evergreens. Of course, we need snow. It can melt after the new year.

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